of outside money on the 2010 midterms is concerning to a great many
people, including unsuccessful
Haitian presidential candidate Wyclef
Jean. Unlike a great many people, Jean is attempting to raise awareness
of this issue through song, debuting a new song called "Election Time"
on the website
of Campaign Money
Watch, an organization dedicated to tracking the influence of corporate
and special interest money on American politics. Jean explained what
attracted him to the issue in a statement to The
"After a month of campaigning for president
of Haiti and the first six months after the earthquake helping the
country start rebuilding, I sat back and looked around. What I saw and
felt in the U.S., my second home country, with all the haters and money
craziness in the campaigns, it almost puts the chaos of Haitian politics
to shame, you know? It's about making your voice heard. That's what's
important, and I know that better than ever, so I want to reach the
young people to remind them [of that]."
So in other words, he
disagrees with David
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